Nearly 60 years since the murders of three women at Starved Rock State Park in LaSalle County, convicted killer Chester Weger is out of prison.
John Krasinski Suprises 9-Year-Old "Hamilton" FanActor John Krasinski has promised to fly a "Hamilton" fan and her mom to see the Broadway show in New York after the coronavirus pandemic. Nine-year-old Aubrey was supposed to go see "Hamilton" for her birthday, but can't because of COVID-19.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Through The Late Afternoon And EveningCBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has a look at the extended forecast.
Riley Is The PAWS Dog Of The WeekThe PAWS Dog of the Week is Riley. She's a one-year-old shepherd-boxer mix and a wonderful balance of a playful and sweet pup.
Gorgeous Day Ahead, But Rain Coming TomorrowCBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest RealTime Weather forecast.
Police Thank People For Donations In Fight Against CoronavirusThank you; two simple words, but not necessarily enough to convey the gratitude people feel to the first responders during the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago police took the time Friday morning to express their appreciation for all the people helping them during the crisis. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: RileyRiley is the PAWS Dog of the Week. She's a one-year-old shepherd/boxer mix and a wonderful balance of a playful and sweet pup.
Westlake Hospital Reopens To Help COVID-19 PatientsCBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports on plans to reopen Westlake Hospital as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow, the facility will open to treat those confirmed COVID-19 positive.
Small Business Owners Say They Need Financial Help To Stay AfloatCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on what a local small business owner is going through to keep payroll going while sales are down because of the COVID-19 stay-at-home order.
Chicago Weather: Temperatures To Keep ClimbingCBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest RealTime Weather forecast.
Lori Lightfoot Reflects On First Anniversary Of Being Elected MayorOne year winning the race for mayor, Lori Lightfoot said she remains "incredibly humbled" to be leading the city of Chicago, especially in the face of the coronavirus pandemic that has prompted a statewide "stay at home" order, and forced many businesses to close their doors for several weeks.
Chicago Police Officer Dies From COVID-19Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Interim Chicago Police Supt. Charlie Beck, and Chicago Fraternal Order of Police president Kevin Graham announce the death of Officer Marco Di Franco, who succumbed to COVID-19.
Lawsuit Filed To Release Prisoners At Risk For COVID-19CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports on a lawsuit filed by civil rights activists charges that after the COVID-19 death of on inmate, others who are at risk should be freed.
Two African Lions Arrive At Brookfield ZooBrutus and Titus arrived at the Brookfield Zoo. The four-year-old brothers arrived in March from a zoo in Utah. The zoo has been closed to the public amid the COVID-19 crisis.
RealTime Weather: Temperatures Really Take Off TomorrowCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran says the beautiful sunny weather today will get even warmer the next couple days.
Chicago Weather: Cool And Cloudy Now, But Warming Trend Heading Into Next WeekCBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest RealTime Weather forecast.
Chicago Doctor Discusses Coronavirus Chaos Hitting HospitalsCBS's David Begnaud reports on the work of a Chicago ER doctor and the work he and other hospital workers face in dealing with the dangerous coronavirus.
COVID-19 Outbreak Disrupting Census CountToday is Census Day, and Cook County officials are reminding people why it’s more important than ever to make sure you are counted. With representation in Congress and billions of dollars of federal funding on the line, Cook County worries some communities could be hurt.
1 Dead After Crash Involving CTA Bus, Car In West EnglewoodAccording to fire officials, the driver of the car died at the scene at 69th and Ashland in the West Englewood neighborhood. There is damage to Fat Albert's Restaurant at the crash site.
Gov. JB Pritzker Extends 'Stay At Home' Order Through End Of AprilWith the confirmed number of coronavirus cases in Illinois continuing to climb by the hundreds each day, Gov. JB Pritzker is extending his statewide "stay at home" order and his mandate closing all Illinois schools through the end of April.
Chicago Weather: Cool Weather In Place With The CloudsCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has a look at the extended forecast for the Chicago area.
Coronavirus In Chicago: Hotel Essex To Set Aside Rooms For First RespondersAs police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs continue to work on the front lines of the city's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, a downtown hotel is setting aside nearly 275 rooms for first responders worried about possibly taking the virus home to their families.
United Center Turns Into Food Storage CenterSince there are no Blackhawks or Bulls games to be played, the United Center is letting the Greater Chicago Food Depository store its items.
Long Lines For COVID-19 TestingIn Chicago's Dunning neighborhood, cars are lined up for miles as people wait to get a COVID-19 test.
Gov. JB Pritzker And Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announce Plan For COVID-19 Field Hospital At McCormick PlaceThe Army Corps of Engineers will build a 3,000-bed field hospital at McCormick Place as part of the state's and city's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. JB Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot formally announced the project on Monday.